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Symphony

symphony.com

Founded Year

2014

Stage

Series E | Alive

Total Raised

$461M

Valuation

$0000 

Last Raised

$165M | 4 yrs ago

About Symphony

Symphony is an instant messaging service aimed at financial firms. It supports encryption, group messaging, rich content sharing, and third-party plugins. It provides a cloud-based communication platform to integrate conventional chat, voice, and video conferencing onto a single platform. Symphony's offerings assist clients in improving workflow with bots, integration, and apps. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in New York, New York.

Headquarters Location

565 5th Avenue

New York, New York, 10017,

United States

929-262-0020

ESPs containing Symphony

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EXECUTION STRENGTH ➡MARKET STRENGTH ➡LEADERHIGHFLIEROUTPERFORMERCHALLENGER
Financial Services / Capital Markets Tech

This market includes companies that enable secure electronic communication — such as email, messaging, and video conferencing — among clients, employees, and investors.

Symphony named as Leader among 4 other companies, including Proofpoint, LeapXpert, and OpenExchange.

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned Symphony in 5 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Jan 11, 2023.

Expert Collections containing Symphony

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Symphony is included in 5 Expert Collections, including Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups.

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Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups

1,204 items

F

Fintech 250

997 items

C

Capital Markets Tech

910 items

Companies in the capital markets tech space are providing software and/or services for investment banks, hedge funds, investment managers, and so forth. Companies included use technology across the front, middle, and back-offices and streamline all pre- and post-trade operations.

C

Conference Exhibitors

5,302 items

F

Fintech

7,751 items

US-based companies

Symphony Patents

Symphony has filed 13 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Cryptography
  • Wireless networking
  • Cryptographic protocols
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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

4/5/2021

1/17/2023

Maya sites, Integrated Services Digital Network, Distributed computing architecture, Remote desktop, Transaction processing

Grant

Application Date

4/5/2021

Grant Date

1/17/2023

Title

Related Topics

Maya sites, Integrated Services Digital Network, Distributed computing architecture, Remote desktop, Transaction processing

Status

Grant

Latest Symphony News

Integrated voice collaboration, best-in-class compliant communication and the power of connectivity ...

Oct 28, 2022

. ... showcased at Symphony’s Innovate New York 2022 New York (OTS) - --News Direct-- The Symphony platform has seen a 500%+ increase in traffic across its compliance-enabled messaging offering for WhatsApp, WeChat and SMS T. Rowe Price announced 200,000 new connections with JP Morgan counterparts on Symphony Over 250 financial professionals attended the event in person Symphony – the leading markets’ technology and infrastructure platform – showcased the power of instant voice and real time connectivity while highlighting a compliant communications offering that is solving critical financial markets challenges, in the company’s flagship conference Symphony Innovate 2022, held last week in New York City. The full realization of the vision behind Symphony’s acquisition of Cloud9 Technologies last year was presented at Innovate, as attendees learned about Symphony’s applied voice strategy, which creates seamless connectivity and efficiency by connecting trader voice workflows to messaging workflows. Video. CEO Brad Levy talked about the state of the market and how Symphony is helping customers navigate the volatility, velocity and risk of the cycle. “Symphony is evolving to protect and enhance how our users communicate. Innovations such as instant voice are driving the market towards a future where information can be shared with ease without worry to those who need it most”, he said. Levy also shared significant growth in the Symphony network and platform, with a 60% increase in external messaging, 150% increase in buyside to sellside connections and an over 500% increase in traffic across Symphony’s compliant messaging offering for WhatsApp, WeChat and SMS. Video. Compliance and frictionless connectivity Putting in place robust regulatory and compliance practices is more critical than ever, with many banks in the United States recently being fined millions of dollars as a consequence of non-compliant communications. Regulatory and industry leaders joined the Symphony team to discuss how these challenges are being addressed. Among the experts on stage, were Commissioner Kristin Johnson from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Dean Elwood from Umony, Paul Kelly from Blackstone Credit, Olga Chin from InterPrice Technologies, Keith Gaub from Bristol-Myers Squibb, James Gutow from Barclays, Jonathan Slavin from UBS, Wendy Askew from ETD, Matthew Cheung from ipushpull, Paul Dyson from Singletrack, Leslie Spiro from Glue42, Alejandra Villagra from JP Morgan, and John Courtney from Maverick Capital. CFTC Commissioner Johnson encouraged an active dialogue between regulators and financial firms and explained how she believed it was key for regulators to model best practices when it comes to technology. Video . In a demonstration of frictionless connectivity, head of global trading at T. Rowe Price, Marc Wyatt, joined remotely to share that “with the help of the Symphony team, we successfully connected the Global Trading organization at T. Rowe Price with our Global Markets counterparts at JP Morgan. In total, 200,000 new connections were created.” Also introduced at the event was the ETD (formerly known as Euromoney) @TaDa Chatbot - powered by ipushpull technology - which enables Symphony users to query reference data in real time, including corporate actions, exchanges holidays, symbology and historical transaction reporting. To wrap up the day, Alejandra Villagra, head of digital innovation at JP Morgan and John Courtney, senior equity trader at Maverick Capital, had a discussion moderated by Symphony CRO Gary Godshaw on the importance of connectivity, where voice and data fit in the market, and the future that lies ahead. Video . Over 250 leaders attended Innovate New York in-person while another 250+ financial professionals from around the world were able to watch live online. To view all Innovate New York 2022 sessions please visit: https://innovate.symphony.com/videos . The next editions of Innovate will take place in London and New York in the spring of 2023. About Symphony Symphony is the most secure and compliant markets’ infrastructure and technology platform, where solutions are built or integrated to standardize, automate and innovate financial services workflows. It is a vibrant community of over half a million financial professionals with a trusted directory and serves over 1000 institutions. Symphony is powering over 2,000 community built applications and bots. For more information, visit www.symphony.com . Contact Details

Symphony Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Symphony founded?

    Symphony was founded in 2014.

  • Where is Symphony's headquarters?

    Symphony's headquarters is located at 565 5th Avenue, New York.

  • What is Symphony's latest funding round?

    Symphony's latest funding round is Series E.

  • How much did Symphony raise?

    Symphony raised a total of $461M.

  • Who are the investors of Symphony?

    Investors of Symphony include J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Standard Chartered, MUFG Innovation Partners, Bpifrance, Barclays Ventures and 23 more.

  • Who are Symphony's competitors?

    Competitors of Symphony include New York Shipping Exchange, WeCan Group, IEX, LeapXpert, Capitolis, Klara, TigerConnect, Luma Health, Q4, Halo Communications and 22 more.

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